Oakland County Allocating HUD Funds for Supporting Affordable Housing Developments

The Neighborhood & Housing Development Division will award up to $1 million in total gap funding for new construction, acquisition, rehabilitation, or preservation of affordable rental housing with a focus on access to supportive services and sustainability

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Federal funding has become available for housing authorities to upgrade and replace aging properties, and Ferndale Housing Commission has been invited to apply. “We get to dream a little dream,” said Ferndale Housing Director Heater VanPoucker.  “This is an…

Drayton Ave. Presbyterian Could Become 32 Unit Housing Development

Drayton Ave. Presbyterian Could Become 32 Unit Housing Development (Crystal A Proxmire, May 14, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Planning Commission will hear about potential plans to turn the former Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church at 2241 Drayton into multi-family housing. Designhaus Architecture would like to turn the site into 32 apartment units and add…

Drayton Ave. Presbyterian Could Become 32 Unit Housing Development

Drayton Ave. Presbyterian Could Become 32 Unit Housing Development (Crystal A Proxmire, May 14, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Planning Commission will hear about potential plans to turn the former Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church at 2241 Drayton into multi-family housing. Designhaus Architecture would like to turn the site into 32 apartment units and add…

Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments

Ferndale Adopts Requirement for Affordable Housing in New Developments Ferndale, MI – The City of Ferndale adopted an inclusive housing policy Monday night that requires developers building with 25 or more units to reserve 25% of the units for affordable housing.  The requirement applies to future projects, not ones currently under construction.  It also applies…

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire,  March 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It’s time to lean in girl.” That’s what Ferndale resident Deanna Tartaglia told herself after being one of hundreds of Ferndale women who participated in marches and demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. “I felt moved…

Ferndale Housing Commission Sets New Vision, Seeks Board Member UPDATED

Ferndale Housing Commission Sets New Vision, Seeks Board Member  UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2016) Ferndale, MI – As Ferndale Housing Commission Director Heather Van Poucker prepares for her presentation to City Council on Monday, her main thought is on the residents of the housing program and how to show that they are the…